The 2019 Modern Families Index shows that several obstacles remain to flexible and part-time working in the UK. Can law firms lead the way to smashing through them? Most parents are still struggling to balance work, family and income – and it isn’t helped by employers continuing to block routes to flexible working. These are
We think so, and some firms are forging ahead in supporting female talent by trying to ease the pain of managing work and childcare. Some of our clients e.g. Pinsent Masons, Addleshaw Goddards openly promote their roles as open to flexible working at the point of hire and we would welcome more firms to follow
Are you happy with your LinkedIn profile? Do you make the most of your LinkedIn? We are partnering with City CV (CV / LinkedIn / Job application writing experts) to present a FREE one hour training on 19th September to help you to create an outstanding LinkedIn profile which will get you noticed for the right reasons.
Our guest writer, Sherry Bevan, speaker, coach and author specialises in women’s career confidence, leadership and work-life balance. She is regularly invited to speak on Sky News and the BBC on these topics. In this guest post she provides tips on how to confidently balance work and life – 7 ideas that really work. “It is
We have ‘linked’ up with Sherry Bevan, author, coach and speaker to help you create a powerful LinkedIn profile that gets you noticed. We, at Attune Flexible Jobs have been part of a previously successful 10 day LinkedIn Challenge so we know it works and is clear and comprehensive. There is lots of great tips too.
If you’re anything like us parents here at Attune, you’ve been counting down the hours with fear and trepidation. And now, it’s upon us. Let chaos reign. The school summer holidays have begun. Yes, we love the long lazy days, messing around in the sunshine with our kids (okay, this clearly isn’t the UK we’re
The gender pay gap is firmly on the business agenda. As of April 6 2017, firms with over 250 employees must publish the average pay that their male and female workers receive. They have a year to comply. The new requirement will impact over 9,000 employers and cover 15 million employees: nearly half of the
Increasingly companies today are waking up to the importance of embracing flexible working. We spoke to Talented Ladies Club, a website for working parents, and shared our top tips on how to find your perfect part-time or flexible role. It’s easier than ever to find interesting flexible roles Research in recent years has shown a steady
This year’s International Women’s Day (8th March) again celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. It is a global effort, but also a good opportunity to reflect upon the legal profession’s progress in furthering gender equality here in the UK workplace. And there is good news. The Law Society has just published
We asked an HR Administrator who has worked part-time and job shared throughout her career how she works flexibly for City law firms. How did you agree with your current employer that a job share was ideal? I originally returned from maternity leave to a full-time role as my husband stayed at home to look